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« on: January 11, 2009 11:46:13 PM »

So I was digging through my stash, and I discovered two balls of unused Sugar'N Cream American Stripe yarn.
http://www.createforless.com/InterchangeData/images/3/2007/1011/2007101302542092007-1011-9673.jpg
It was then I had an epiphany.

8 days till Obama's inauguration!!!

and I decided I had enough time to knit myself and Inauguration Day scarf!

*Cheesy attempt at Obama-style knitting speech*
Whether Democrat, Republican, Independent, or even Communist, let us all come together as Americans and knit for America!!!!

Ha. Haha.

Really though. Knit along with me!
I am attempting this scarf:
http://leethal.coloredlights.net/zine/?p=188
-which I may not be able to accomplish,
but you can use whatever item/pattern you choose, just make it worthy of using on Inauguration Day.

Republicans can knit hankies to weep silently into.
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2009 12:02:19 AM »

I'm in! Let me start digging through my stash now.
Might not be the same style. Tucson is getting hot
so it will be a skinny stylish one. ^.^
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2009 12:36:18 AM »

that last line made me LOL
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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2009 02:36:57 AM »

Awesome scarf pattern, but maybe next year for that.  I will think of something to knit though.  Maybe a calorimetry.  For the first time ever I am taking off of work to watch the inauguration.  I never gave a crap about them before this year.  I love this knit-a-long. Cheesy  Thanks for the idea.
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« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2009 04:57:33 AM »

I really like that yarn!  I dont think Ive ever seen red/white/blue varigated yarn before.
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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2009 07:20:57 PM »

We have a new president!!

And I have a new scarf:





BTW...
That is my roommates side of the room.
Though I am equally untidy.

I really loved this pattern!
I was pretty confused at first, but now that I've gotten the hang of it, I'm going to miss knitting it. Cry
I only used one ball of yarn..
I wanted it to be longer, but I ran out of time.

I am content though.
I wore my stripes all day today, after waking up early to watch the inauguration on choppy internet streaming.
Curse you Pacific Standard Time!!!

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